April 4

Day 94

Basic Reading: 

    Unfinished Tales: Part One, I. Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin
    *Read the third eighth of this story today.

Supplementary Reading:

  • Prior Versions:

    • The Fall of Gondolin: The The Earliest Text

    • The Fall of Gondolin: Turlin and the Exiles of Gondolin

Enrichment Activities:

  • Maps:  

    • Beleriand: Firth of Drengist, Nevrast, Hithlum, Linaewen, Mithrim, Ered Wethrin, Mount Taras, Vinyamar

    • Arda: Middle-Earth, Belegaer, Beleriand

  • Timeline: First Age 495

  • Other: Look up illustrations of Vinyamar

Discussion Questions:

    1. What is Tuor’s destiny?
    2. Was Tuor meant to come to Vinyamar?
    3. Was it wise of Tuor to accept the doom of the arms without knowing what it was?


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